Arrest Made for May 1 Shooting at Epitome Lounge

Arrest Made for May 1 Shooting at Epitome Lounge
May 13, 2021

​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va - As a result of witness statements and diligent efforts made by the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) Homicide Unit and the VBPD Warrant Fugitive Unit, an arrest has been made for the May 1, 2021 shooting at the Epitome Lounge located in the 3600 block of Holland Road.

27-year-old Gianni Javon Boyer was originally arrested on May 1, 2021 for discharging a weapon in a public place but was released on bond. However, after further investigation confirming a malicious wounding, additional charges were obtained and Boyer was re-arrested on May 13, 2021. He is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.